For Career

The Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre’s Career Services have been helping people on the Nova Scotia’s South Shore find career opportunities for more than 10 years.

Career Practitioners are available to meet with you to discuss different options, and help you develop a plan to achieve success. Whether you are considering starting your own business, changing careers or just looking for help with your job search, we are here to assist you.

To make an appointment with a Career Practitioner, contact us today:
PHONE: 1-877-457-5627 or (902) 858-5627
IN PERSON: 10361 St. Margarets Bay Road, Hubbards, NS

The Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre has a list of jobs currently available throughout Western HRM and Lunenburg County, and access to local information, resources and referrals to other programming and services.

Post a Job Ad

For employers wishing to post a job ad, please contact us at and include the following details in the body of the email, or in a Word document: Job Title, Company Name, Location, Job Responsibilities, Qualifications, Hours per Week, Wage, How to Apply, and Contact Information. Your job will be posted within 2 business days, for a period of 30 business days, unless you wish to notify us otherwise.

Latest Job Postings

Assistant Store Manager

Posted on Apr 20 2015 by Goodwill The Amity Group

Goodwill, The Amity Group has been in existence since 1935. Yet again, Forbes Magazine has ranked Goodwill as one of America’s top 25 most inspiring...

Early Childhood Educator (Summer Students, 2 positions available)

Posted on Apr 20 2015 by YWCA Halifax Child Care Centre

Position reports to:  Early Learning Centre Manager
9 weeks/ 35 hours per week.   May 11, 2015 to Aug 29,2015

Position Summary:
The Early Childhood...

Substitute Early Childhood Educator - Casual, Hourly

Posted on Apr 20 2015 by YWCA Halifax Child Care Centre

Reports to:  Early Learning Centre Manager.
Hours of work vary.

Position Summary:
The Early Childhood Educator substitute is expected to work with regular ECE staff...

Front Desk/Office - Part-time 8 - 16 hours +

Posted on Apr 20 2015 by Larinda's Landing Oceanfront Cottages

We are looking for an energetic, well organized, responsible person with great communication skills to ensure our guests' experience is above expectations.


Housekeeper - Full Time 24 - 40hrs +

Posted on Apr 20 2015 by Larinda's Landing Oceanfront Cottages

We are looking for a well organized, responsible person who understands the importance of a clean place during vacation.

Duties to include:

Career and Employment Links

Job Search Links

Careers Nova Scotia

Job Bank

Career Beacon

Irving Shipbuilding Careers

Workit! Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship

Nova Scotia Public Service Commission

Job Junction


Nova Scotia Job Shop

Working in Canada - Nova Scotia Labour Market Information

Statistics Canada

Social Media Check - video on how employers search you online

My Career Quizzes - All kinds of different Quizzes

Career Navigator & Quizzes

MSN Careers - great articles on job search and trends

ALIS Career Planning * Education * Jobs

LighthouseNOW - Jobs

Kijiji - Jobs


Business Services

Hubbards & Area Business Association

Chester Chamber of Commerce

St. Margaret's Bay Chamber of Commerce

South Shore Opportunities (Lunenburg/Queens County)

Bluewater CBDC (Halifax County)

Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development (HRM)

Community Business Development Corporations

Centre for Women in Business

Canada Business (Government Services for Entrepreneurs)

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Education, Training & Funding

NS HR Toolkit - Guidance for managing staff in your business - Gov't Funded programs, incentives, vouchers and tax credits

START Program for new hires! Apprentice, recent grads and new comers!


JD Shatford Memorial Trust Fund - for local students

Older Worker Programs

Occupational Health & Safety Training - Online & Free!

Adult Learning Program (NSCC)

South Shore Work Activity Program

Skills Development Funding

Self-Employment Benefits

Apprenticeship Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Community College

Employment Insurance

Targeted Wage Subsidy Program

Lunenburg County Community Fund

Other Helpful Information

Yellow Pages

Aspotogan Heritage Trust

Mental Health Nova Scotia

Community Wheels

Contact Us

T: 1-866-654-4499

F: 902-585-1057